Big Ferns make Containers Pop!

While we often turn to flowering annuals or tropicals to make containers stand out, large ferns can also provide the texture and flash to make containers pop!

Great Color from Mixed Hanging Baskets

Mixed annual hanging baskets are in full bloom, and are looking great! We have a great selection, so stop by the garden center to see the great assortment of mixes and colors!

Spring Color Doesn't Have to Come from Blooms

While we often rely on blooming annuals and perennials for spring color, However, new growth on conifers can provide great color and texture in a garden. It is important to remember that conifers aren’t just green. Garden conifers come in a rainbow of year-round colors that can be used effectively with companion plants. Throughout spring, lighter shades of new growth will contrast with darker older foliage. In some cases, new growth emerges not just as a lighter shade of green but as a bright yellow or red, rivaling any blooms. Other conifers can exhibit bright colors in their cones and seed-bearing fruits providing additional decoration during certain seasons of the year.

Preparing for Freezing Temps - The Great Plant Transport

With temperatures dropping so low tonight, we are preparing for the freeze the best way we can - by moving and covering EVERYTHING! The garden center is looking very empty. if you can't bring your flowering trees and shrubs inside, you can protect them by covering them overnight with burlap or a bed sheet, which will act as insulation against the frost. If possible, shield the plants first with coffee cans or tomato cages and lay the insulation over top. The coffee cans or tomato cages will protect your plants fragility from the weight of the burlap, while the burlap acts as an insulation against the freeze, allowing the frost to settle on the cover instead of your plants. Just be sure to re

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A Growing Concern

Plant Nursery, Garden Center, & Landscaping

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